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οδοιπορήσῃς. As between “-εις” and “-ηις” in verbal endings, neither L nor any of our MSS. has authority. The reason for preferring the aor. subj. here is one of usage. οὐ μὴ ὁδοιπορήσῃς is a denial: οὐ μὴ ὁδοιπορήσεις, a prohibition. The latter is grammatically as right as the other, but does not suit this context. (The remarks on 177 refer to the 1st and 3rd pers. fut. ind., not to the 2nd.)

νικᾶν, to worst,—by carrying your point against them (not with ref. to future defeats of Thebans by Athenians, 621). Cp. 1204: Ai. 1353παῦσαι: κρατεῖς τοι τῶν φίλων νικώμενος”, thou conquerest, when thy friends conquer thee.

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